HOBOKEN, N.J. (July 26, 2021) – The Stevens Institute of Know-how women’s volleyball workforce announced its 2021 competition timetable Monday. The calendar features 29 matches, which include 10 in the friendly confines of Canavan Arena, where the Ducks are 104-42 given that 2010.
“As a application we are ecstatic to get back out on the court to compete,” mentioned head mentor Brianna Jones. “Far more so than ever, our scholar-athletes are thrilled to set on a Stevens jersey to characterize an wonderful institution and method we are counting down the days until finally the very first whistle! We know this will be an unforgettable season back.”
The Ducks commence the 2021 marketing campaign at Rutgers-Newark on Sept. 1 in the initial meeting involving the teams considering the fact that 2005 and the first-ever match contested at the Golden Dome Arena. Stevens has opened on the street 10 times considering that 2010, the lone exception remaining the year-opening Stevens Invitational on Aug. 30, 2019. It will be the first countable intercollegiate competitors for the Ducks because Nov. 17, 2019 and will mark the official start of the Brianna Jones period immediately after the software competed in a scrimmage-only 2020 marketing campaign.
Hunter University and Muhlenberg College occur to campus on Sept. 4 for the once-a-year Stevens Invitational. The Ducks are 17-1 all-time versus the Hawks and are 3- all-time towards the Mules. While Stevens and Hunter have met each year due to the fact 2007, the contest against Muhlenberg marks the 1st assembly amongst the programs considering the fact that 2015 and the to start with-ever in Hoboken.
MAC Flexibility participate in starts on Sept. 8 when the Ducks host Arcadia College. It will be the fourth assembly concerning the packages and the 1st as convention foes. In an appealing scheduling twist, all a few prior conferences amongst the squads have taken location at Canavan Arena. The Ducks will enter the match using a 58-match profitable streak in normal-period league motion.
The Ducks travel to Swarthmore, Pennsylvania for the Garnet Quad on Sept. 10-11. Matchups with the web hosting Garnet (Sept. 10), Lebanon Valley College or university (Sept. 11) and Marymount College (Sept. 11) await Stevens, with the contest with the Saints marking the initially-at any time meeting amongst the courses. The Ducks will be conference the Garnet in Pennsylvania for the initially time given that 2009, and even though Stevens and Lebanon Valley have achieved three moments in the all-time series, the Saturday afternoon matchup will be the 1st in the Keystone point out.
Convention play resumes at Misericordia (Sept. 14) just before Stevens returns residence for the Castle Stage Obstacle, Sept. 17-18, the place the Ducks will host Clarkson College, Stockton University and the University of Scranton. Clarkson will be building its first excursion to Hoboken given that 2014, whilst Scranton will participate in at Canavan Arena for just the 2nd time in the 2000’s.
King’s Higher education comes to Hoboken for a MAC Independence match on Sept. 22, just before Stevens travels to Haverford, Pennsylvania on Sept. 25 for a tri-match with McDaniel Faculty and the hosting Fords. The contest with the Eco-friendly Terror will be the first conference involving the systems.
A convention match at Delaware Valley College (Sept. 28) precedes an off weekend prior to a road match at Wilkes College (Oct. 6) sends Stevens into the 15th Once-a-year River Hawk Traditional, the place the Ducks will struggle Susquehanna University (Oct. 8), College of Rochester and York School of Pennsylvania (Oct. 9). Stevens will be going through the River Hawks for the very first time considering the fact that a 5-set triumph in the 2nd spherical of the 2019 NCAA Match, when the Saturday afternoon matchup with the Spartans will be the very first meeting between the plans considering that 2012.
A quad match at Babson Faculty follows on Oct. 15-16, with scheduled matches towards Skidmore College or university, Wentworth Institute of Engineering and the web hosting Beavers. It is believed that equally Wentworth and Babson are very first-time opponents.
A MAC Liberty match with Lycoming Higher education follows on Oct. 20, right before the Ducks welcome Catholic University to campus on Oct. 22 for Alumnae Day. The contest with the Warriors is believed to be the initial assembly amongst the groups.
The Ducks will then cross the river into New York Town for a tri-match with New York College and Montclair State University on Oct. 23, in advance of rounding out the conference slate with matches with DeSales University (Oct. 26) in Centre Valley, Pennsylvania and FDU-Florham in Canavan Arena on Oct. 28. The frequent-year finale usually takes location at Jap University on Oct. 30 with the MAC Liberty playoffs established to start off on Nov. 1.
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